The roofer removing the parging from the base of the main chimney.
The base of the chimney with the loose bricks and parging removed.
The new flashing* built around the main chimney base.
*Since I really didn’t know much about roofing at this time, I didn’t realize that this is done incorrectly. I figured the roofer knew what he was doing. Future postings will describe what’s wrong, and the consequences…
The valley metal flashing installed.